NGPF Podcast: Courtney Poquette, Jeanette Albert and Elena Indman on teaching personal finance to refugee populations
Thanks to Courtney (Winooski High School in Vermont) and Elena and Jeanette (Mather High School in Illinois) for sharing their insights on the challenges and the rewards of teaching money skills to ELL students. Enjoy!
- 0:00~1:52 Introduction
- 1:52~6:42 Educators’ backgrounds and the schools they teach at
- 6:42~9:45 Passion for personal finance
- 9:45~16:22 Biggest challenges
- 16:22~20:57 Nuances when teaching ELL students
- 20:57~28:10 Students teaching parents
- 28:10~31:15 First day of class activity idea
- 31:15~35:52 Student business ideas
- 35:52~39:09 Favorite resources
- 39:09~44:46 Explaining credit scores
- 44:46~46:31 Conclusion
- NGPF's Spanish & ELL Directory
- The Most Important Class You Never Had Documentary
- INVESTIGATE: Million Dollar Janitor
- PROJECT: 5 Stocks on Your Birthday
- INTERACTIVE: Invest with STAX!
- INTERACTIVE: FICO Credit Scores
- CALCULATE: Impact of Credit Scores
- CREATE: A Salary-Based Budget
"We have to teach these kids about bank accounts, debit cards, and the dangers of signing up for credit cards in every place and that your credit score can even keep you from getting a job."